Eliaichi Kimaro

Eliaichi Kimaro is an artist who lives and works in Seattle, Washington. She sat down for an interview with Lost in Composition in late April of 2022. The recording of our discussion is below. Following the video are samples of her work, links to the galleries currently representing her, and items discussed in our interview. I would like to thank Eliaichi for the discussion and using her images.

Eliaichi Kimaro
When We Were One, 2019
Encaustic & oil on wood panel
24″ x 24″
Eliaichi Kimaro
The Worlds We Inhabit, 2020
Oil & cold wax on wood panel
30″ x 40″
Eliaichi Kimaro
Belonging, 2021
Acrylic, oil, cold wax & Transcribed family interviews on wood panel
36″ x 60″

Eliaichi provided an image of her family interviews on the wood panel before Belonging takes its final form. I love seeing works in progress:

Belonging as a work in progress.

Eliaichi’s website: https://elikimaro.com

The movie produced by Eliaichi, which we discussed in the interview, is A Lot Like You. The film has won many awards and is moving, a work of love, and a work of art. The movie and trailer can be found here: https://alotlikeyoumovie.com/

See more of Eliaichi’s work at Columbia City Gallery: https://columbiacitygallery.com

Here is the TEDxSeattle talk Eliaichi gave on Why the world needs your story:

Paul Klee: https://www.paulklee.net

Richard Diebenkorn: https://diebenkorn.org

Mark Bradford: https://www.hauserwirth.com/artists/2838-mark-bradford

Do Ho Suh: https://www.lehmannmaupin.com/artists/do-ho-suh

Juan Alonso-Rodriguez: https://www.juanalonsostudio.com

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